Winds of Change: Hurricanes & the Transformation of Nineteenth-century Cuba
Univ of North Carolina Press, 2001 - 199 páginas
The first book to establish hurricanes as a key factor in the development of modern Cuba, Winds of Change shows how these great storms played a decisive role in shaping the economy, the culture, and the nation during a critical century in the island's his
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Winds of Change: Hurricanes and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century Cuba
Louis A. Pérez Jr.
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